Highland Springs, Virginia Population 2024

14,997

Highland Springs is a city located in Henrico County and Richmond city Virginia. Highland Springs has a 2024 population of 14,997. Highland Springs is currently growing at a rate of 0.39% annually but its population has decreased by -0.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,000 in 2020.

The average household income in Highland Springs is $61,636 with a poverty rate of 19.1%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Highland Springs is 38.5 years, 37.6 years for males, and 38.9 years for females.

Highland Springs Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Highland Springs was:

  • Black or African American: 73.85%
  • White: 21.18%
  • Two or more races: 3.48%
  • Other race: 1.2%
  • Asian: 0.19%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
8.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,880.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.02% (-3)
The current population of Highland Springs, Virginia is 14,997 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 15,000.

Highland Springs, Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American10,99073.85%
White3,15221.18%
Two or more races5183.48%
Other race1791.2%
Asian280.19%
Native American140.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Highland Springs Population by Race

Highland Springs Population Pyramid 2024

Highland Springs Median Age

38.5

Total

37.6

Male

38.9

Female

Highland Springs Adults

There are 11,397 adults, (2,442 of whom are seniors) in Highland Springs.

Highland Springs Age Dependency

66.2

Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Highland Springs Sex Ratio

Female8,04054.03%
Male6,84145.97%

Highland Springs Population by Age

Highland Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,8862.563.336.7
Non Family2,4171.2361.238.8
Married1,6693.5780.919.1
Female1,3783.1451.248.8
Male4223.4645.754.3

3.33

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

63.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Highland Springs Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1701.74%
9th to 12th Grade7287.45%
High School Graduate3,96440.57%
Some College2,61726.78%
Associates Degree5545.67%
Bachelors Degree1,18912.17%
Graduate Degree5495.62%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Highland Springs Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Highland Springs Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black6,5656,0901,243
White2,6812,349395
2+ Races36627557
Hispanic18018010
Other Race12012015
Asian282828

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Highland Springs Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$34,299$33,335$34,914
Less Than 9th Grade$22,545$16,375$23,549
High School Graduate$28,000$28,525$27,240
Some College$36,727$34,844$37,128
Bachelors Degree$55,132$67,061$47,969
Graduate Degree$49,167$88,950$45,461

$34,299

Average Earnings

$33,335

Average Male

$34,914

Average Female

Highland Springs Earnings by Educational Attainment

Highland Springs Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Highland Springs Language

97.36% of Highland Springs residents speak only English, while 2.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.32% of the population.

Highland Springs Language

Highland Springs Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black10,8552,08519.21%
White3,03757418.9%
Other1799050.28%
Hispanic2254017.78%
Multiple517265.03%

19.1%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.19%

Male Poverty Rate

19.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Highland Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Highland Springs is Other, with 50.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Highland Springs is Multiple, with 5.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.93%.

Highland Springs Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.5%
High School18.85%
Some College15.74%
Bachelors or Greater2.49%

Highland Springs Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed69.82%
Female Unemployed19.05%
Female Employed12.08%
Male Employed2.72%

Highland Springs Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Highland Springs Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$54,270$61,636
Families$59,279$71,477
Married Families$75,531$-999,999,999
Non Families$36,683$46,443

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Highland Springs Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

33.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.3%

Male Marriage Rate

30.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Highland Springs Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Highland Springs Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Highland Springs Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Highland Springs Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

949

Number of Veterans

904

Male Veterans

45

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War351
Vietnam211
World War II181
Second Gulf War168
Korea0

Highland Springs Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54372
65 to 74231
75+217
55 to 64129
18 to 340

Highland Springs Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black4796.13%
White43315.11%
2+ Races377.46%
Hispanic3719.07%

Highland Springs Veterans by Race

Highland Springs Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

31.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Highland Springs Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67%

Labor Force Participation

63.4%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Highland Springs Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Highland Springs Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Highland Springs Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

76.67%

Born in Highland Springs

95.83%

Native Born

4.17%

Foreign Born

1.4%

Non Citizen

2.78%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.83% of Highland Springs residents were born in the United States, with 76.67% having been born in Virginia. 1.4% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Highland Springs Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202414,997580.39%
202314,939580.39%
202214,881580.39%
202114,823-177-1.18%
202015,000-1,459-8.86%
201916,4596043.81%
201815,855-254-1.58%
201716,109-167-1.03%
201616,276-679-4%
201516,9552821.69%
201416,6735403.35%
201316,133-403-2.44%
201216,536-73-0.44%
201116,6098985.72%
201015,71100%

Highland Springs Population by Year